Maryland State Retirement & Pension System

Maryland pension fund seeking firm to recruit CIO

Maryland pension fund seeking firm to recruit CIO

Maryland State Retirement & Pension System is searching for an executive search firm to find a new chief investment officer for the $45.7 billion pension fund.

September 17, 2014 | 10:43 am
Maryland CIO leaving for federal post on public pensions

Maryland CIO leaving for federal post on public pensions

A. Melissa Moye is resigning as chief investment officer of the $45.4 billion Maryland State Retirement & Pension System, Baltimore, officials announced Monday.

August 04, 2014 | 02:00 pm

Maryland State Retirement seeks investment consultant, director of investments

Maryland State Retirement & Pension System, Baltimore, issued an RFP for a general investment consultant for the $43.1 billion pension fund.

January 31, 2014 | 03:07 pm

Maryland boosts absolute-return target to 10%

Maryland State Retirement & Pension System, Baltimore, is increasing its absolute-return target to 10% from 7%, focusing on strategies with lower correlation and beta exposure to equities.

September 13, 2013 | 03:35 pm

Maryland State Retirement posts fiscal year gains, lowers assumed rate of return

Maryland State Retirement & Pension System, Baltimore, returned a preliminary 10.6% for the fiscal year ended June 30, net of fees.

July 16, 2013 | 04:06 pm

Maryland makes $50 million commodities long/short investment

Maryland State Retirement & Pension System invested $50 million in Taylor Woods Master Fund, an actively managed long/short commodities hedge fund, on June 1, confirmed Michael Golden, a spokesman...

June 06, 2013 | 03:41 pm

Maryland State Retirement & Pension System approves new asset allocation

Maryland State Retirement & Pension System, Baltimore, approved on Tuesday a new asset allocation recommended by the board's investment committee and investment consultant, Hewitt EnnisKnupp.

May 21, 2013 | 04:22 pm
Toyota agrees to $25.5 million settlement with Maryland pension fund, other investors

Toyota agrees to $25.5 million settlement with Maryland pension fund, other investors

Toyota Motor Corp. agreed to pay $25.5 million to settle an investor lawsuit led by the $36.3 billion Maryland State Retirement and Pension System over the company's alleged failure to disclose...

November 14, 2012 | 12:12 pm

Maryland seeks risk consultant, portfolio analytics providers

Maryland State Retirement & Pension System is seeking information on providers of risk consulting services and portfolio analytics software.

August 07, 2012 | 03:12 pm
More state pension plans cutting assumed return rates

More state pension plans cutting assumed return rates

Public retirement systems increasingly are taking a more conservative approach toward return assumptions in light of weak market performance and strapped public budgets.

July 23, 2012

Maryland state pension fund keeps 7.75% return rate

Maryland State Retirement & Pension System retained its 7.75% assumed rate of return on investments.

July 18, 2012 | 03:55 pm

Administrator sought for Maryland DC plans

Maryland Teachers & State Employees Supplemental Retirement Plans, Baltimore, is searching for a third-party administrator for its four defined contribution plans.

July 12, 2012 | 01:34 pm
Strapped state pension funds take scalpel to COLAs for relief

Strapped state pension funds take scalpel to COLAs for relief

State pension plan executives and state legislatures are increasingly turning their attention to retiree cost-of-living adjustments as a way to get immediate and dramatic results in retirement system ...

June 11, 2012

Report calls for more climate impact disclosure

Investors need to get more information on how the companies in which they invest are facing and managing risks posed by climate change, according to a report released Thursday by Calvert Investments, ...

May 31, 2012 | 03:45 pm

Maryland retirement system to oppose entire Wal-Mart board

Maryland State Retirement & Pension System will be voting its 1.2 million shares against the election of the entire board of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. at the company's annual shareholders meeting Friday...

May 31, 2012 | 03:29 pm